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First declension Noun; Feminine Transliteration:

Principal Part: μηλέα

Structure: μηλε (Stem) + ᾱ (Ending)

Etym.: mh=lon


  1. an apple-tree


First declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • "ἔνθα δένδρεα καλὰ πεφύκει, ὄγχναι καὶ ῥοιαὶ καὶ μηλέαι. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, book 1, chapter 45 2:2)
  • ἔνθα δὲ δένδρεα μακρὰ πεφύκασι τηλεθόωντα, ὄγχναι καὶ ῥοιαὶ καὶ μηλέαι ἀγλαόκαρποι συκέαι τε γλυκεραὶ καὶ ἐλαῖαι τηλεθόωσαι. (Homer, Odyssey, Book 7 10:5)
  • δένδρεα δ’ ὑψιπέτηλα κατὰ κρῆθεν χέε καρπόν, ὄγχναι καὶ ῥοιαὶ καὶ μηλέαι ἀγλαόκαρποι συκέαι τε γλυκεραὶ καὶ ἐλαῖαι τηλεθόωσαι· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 11 72:5)
  • δένδρα δὲ ἄμπελοι περὶ αὐτὸν καὶ μηλέαι τέ εἰσι καὶ ῥόαι. (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 19 7:5)
  • ἐν δὲ ταῖσ καλουμέναισ ταριχείαισ ἡ λίμνη μὲν ταριχείασ ἰχθύων ἀστείασ παρέχει, φύει δὲ δένδρα καρποφόρα μηλέαισ ἐμφερῆ· (Strabo, Geography, book 16, chapter 2 89:2)
  • ὁ δὲ τρίτοσ τῶν θησαυρῶν καὶ ὁ τέταρτοσ ἀνάθημά ἐστιν Ἐπιδαμνίων ἔχει μὲν πόλον ἀνεχόμενον ὑπὸ Ἄτλαντοσ, ἔχει δὲ Ἡρακλέα καὶ δένδρον τὸ παρὰ Ἑσπερίσι, τὴν μηλέαν, καὶ περιελειλιγμένον τῇ μηλέᾳ τὸν δράκοντα, κέδρου μὲν καὶ ταῦτα, Θεοκλέουσ δὲ ἔργα τοῦ Ἡγύλου· (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 19 13:1)


  1. an apple-tree


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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